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A New English Grammar, Logical and Historical: By Henry Sweet, Part 1
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absolute adjective adverb analogy Arian auxiliary broken order change of meaning collocations colloquial combination compared conjunction connected constructions course Cyneheard cyning dative definite article definite tense dependent sentences direct object distinction Early Modern English elder emphatic enclitic end-position end-verb equivalent especially express Extra fcap extra stress falling tone follow frequent front-order front-position function future gerund grammatical Hence HENRY SWEET hypothetical clause imply indefinite present infinitive inflection interrogative sentences interrogative word last example logical material nouns Middle English modifier negative never object object-word Old-English partic periphrastic forms person phrases pluperfect plural position possessive postposition pre-adjunct order preceding predicate prepositional genitive pret preterite participle pronoun proper name relative relative clause relative pronoun result rising tone seems seen sense singular sometimes speaker spoken language strong stress subjunctive subordinate substitute suggest the idea supine tendency transitive verbs unemphatic usage verb-inversion weak stress words